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BMW Motorcycles

1956 BMW Rennsport RS500 Type 256

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Frame Number: 549018
Cc: 494

- Factory racing machine
- One of only 6 made
- Of the type used by Walter Zellor to finish 2nd in the 1956 500cc World Championship
- Other factory riders included Geoff Duke, Dickie Dale and Ernst Hiller
- Built at BMW by technician Rupert Bauer using ex Siegfried Schauzu factory short stroke 5 speed engine
- Present owner for 40 years
- Excellent original condition

Image courtesy H&H Classic Auctions